Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Open Beta dates announced
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta will be open for all PS4 players for a few days starting October 8. Two weekends have been announced where the first will be PlayStation 4 exclusive starting 8 October and the second will be a cross-play Beta for PC and Xbox users starting October 15.
New modes have also been confirmed for the Open Beta. We heard about these modes when the multiplayer version for Cold War was announced in early September and it promised some serious combat experience on land as well as underwater.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Open Beta dates and 5 modes
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Beta will be open for all PS4 players from October 10 to October 12 with early access from October 8-9. The second weekend will feature cross-play Beta for other platforms. The early access for Xbox and PC will be on 15-16 October and the game will be open for all platforms from 17-19 October. As this Beta is cross-play enabled, it will allow PS4, Xbox and PC users to play together.
Activision, the publisher of the game has confirmed that five modes will be available to play in the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Open Beta viz. Team Deathmatch, Domination, VIP Escort, Kill Confirmed, and Combined Arms. This is similar to the modes we saw in last month’s alpha, with Domination being replaced by VIP Escort.
The preload has been started only for PS4 users. When it will start for Xbox and PC is not yet known. Also, players who purchase the Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Battle Pass will get access to free content and a whole new suite of items.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War releases 13 November 2020 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X. Here's a look at the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Beta trailer.